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    Acceleration, Velocity & Net Force on a Car

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    A 1500-kg car travels at a constant speed of 22m/s around a circular track that has a radius of 85m.
    Determine the:

    A. Magnitude of Acceleration of the car
    B. Average Velocity of the car during one revolution
    C. Magnitude of the net force that acts on the car.

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    A.

    The speed is constant, hence the acceleration is radial (has no tangential component).

    The centripetal acceleration is given by:

    a =(V^2)/R

    Where V is the tangential #speed# and R is the radius of rotation.
    The direction of the ...

    Solution Summary

    163 words of explained calculations to find the magnitude of acceleration and net force acting on a car going around a circular track, as well as its average velocity.

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